Your not-so-quiet night at the museum! Join the revelry every third Thursday of the month for live music, free programs, art activities and more…all just for adults!

December 19: Break out those winter onesies, holiday PJs, and ugly sweaters to join us for a chill night of art, dancing, and more!

Are you a performer, vendor, organization or just inspired and interested in making Third Thursdays amazing? Please contact us with your vision for getting involved.

Pajama Jam

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DJs at Third Thursday

DJ Joe: The Live Experience

Get ready for a musical joy ride like never before in KC. DJ Joe “The Mad Scientist” presents “The DJ JOE LIVE EXPERIENCE!” This high energy show includes the sounds of DJ Ice Kole, Nikol Straws, DJ Skilled Hands, Jamie Searle, Bryan Alford, Rickey Parker, and Cory Doss. This show will also feature a return of LIPSTICK Killer to Third Thursday, as well as feature one of KC’s Hottest dance groups, Reign KC! This mix of High energy DJs and a live band, will be amazing! Oh did we forget to mention the Neon Drum Line featuring the Straws Brothers! Get ready for something you don’t want to miss, so grab your favorite PJ’s and come out to kick the holiday week off right!

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Photo Op with The Photo Bus

Commemorate your holiday wear at our ugly sweater-patterned photo op!

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Pajama Drive for reStart, Inc.

In keeping on theme, we’re hosting a pajama drive to help keep some of our Kansas City neighbors warm this season. We’ll have a donation station near the parking garage entrance for easy drop-off!

Items needed:
PJs for both youth (12+) and adults
Twin-size, bed sheet sets
Bath towels, including washcloths

reStart, based in the urban core, is one of the largest and most inclusive programs in our region serving individuals and families dealing with the challenges of poverty and homelessness. Since 1981, we have served more than 30,000 people, including 11,500 children and youth. We offer shelter, food, and a comprehensive range of support services designed to meet the personalized needs of each client and help them “restart” their lives. We serve women, men, children, youth, veterans, the LGBTQ community, those living with HIV/AIDS and more, offering a complete spectrum of services — street outreach, emergency shelter, transitional living, permanent housing for persons with special needs, and rapid re-housing and homelessness prevention services. We treat all who come to us with dignity and respect, with the ultimate goal of ending homelessness in our community.

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Drop-in Art Activity: It's rein(deer)ing snowmen!

Make, take, and decorate your own holiday snowman magnet!

Galleries (pick up a guide in Bloch Lobby)

Gallery Moment

Be inspired by some of our picks for a peaceful winter evening.

Image: January Full Moon, George Copeland Ault, 1941, Gallery 219

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Radio Station Prize Pack Giveaway

Some lucky Third Thursday winner will win an awesome prize pack from 96.5 The Buzz.

Visit the art table in Bloch Lobby for a chance to win!

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Temporary Tattoos

Rep the winter season with on-theme temporary tattoos!

Featured Exhibition Galleries

Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt

She was known as The One for Whom the Sun Shines. Discover the celebrated Queen Nefertari, the Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Experience the magnificence of royal palaces and tombs, including Nefertari’s burial chamber, considered one of the greatest artistic achievements in the Valley of the Queens. Explore the daily life of the village where tomb builders and artisans lived, worked and worshipped more than 3,000 years ago.

Drawn from the world-renowned Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy, the exhibition will bring together works that present the richness of life in ancient Egypt, focusing on the role of women—goddesses, queens, and commoners.

$18/person. Member discounts apply.

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Beverages and Small Plates

Enjoy small plates, a full bar and an artful experience!

Superheroes and Shuttlecocks